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Portman, James Marvyn, Lewis PoUarde, Antony Pollard,
Amyas Pawlett, John Pynchyn {struck out) , Reginald Throg-
merton.

Butler. — Robert Fleytwood {struck out), Ambrose Dormer,
Avery Uvedall, Vincent Munday, Thomas Felton, Thomas
Jervys.

Masters of the Revels. — Thomas White {inortuus), Williajn
Goldyng, Francis Bastard, William Hussye, Edmund Skamyng,
Thomas Laventhorppe, Hamond Claxton, Roger Waldron,
John Geflford, senior, Thomas Gateacre {strvxik out), Matthew
Smythe.

Constable at the Tower. — Christopher Catlyn {vwrtuus),
Philip Mordaunte, Edward Irelonde, John Newcoiui;e, Robert
Bryckett, Thomas Carewe, John Wentworthe.

Marshal's Constable. — Hugh Trevannyon, Hugh Tucker,



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1558] Minutes of Parliament. 119

Eichard AUyngton, John Goodwyn, Thomas Wynchecombe,
William Barker, Christopher George, Edward Meredythe.

Ordered, that Mr. Antony Bustarde, for a fine of 53s. 4J., and
Mr. Geofl&rey Dormer, for a fine of 405., paid to Thomas
Denton, late Treasurer, shall be discharged of all offices and
debts.

Granted to Mr. Perrye, vacationer, who was ill last
Autumn, that he shall keep another [vacation], and forfeit
nothing.

Admissions. — Thomas, son and heir apparent of Thomas
Carus, of the Middle Temple, esquire, one of the senior
Masters of the Bench, at the special instance of his father,
now appointed Serjeant-at-law, generally. Mr. Skeme, to
Mr. Cavell's chamber at his instance ; paying 30s. 6 Nov.
William, son and heir of William Tooker, citizen and grocer
of London, at the instance of Mr. NicoUes, of New Inn,
Reader, generally.

At a Parliament holden 18 Nov., 1 Eliz.

Ordered, that Mr. Frevell shall be Reader for next Lent.

Ordered, that the officers for Christmas shall be as chosen by
last Parliament.

Ordered, that commons shall be continued, and that Masters
of the Fellowship in commons shall be allowed coals and other
necessaries, as before, and that they shall pay for their
commons weekly, as before.

Ordered, that none of the Fellowship shall keep a hawk
within the Inn.

Received from Mr. John Throgmerton, 10 Dec, 1 Eliz.,
by the hands of Mr. Puttenham, 13Z. 16s. 8d., for his fines for
Christmas stewardship and ** Red[ership] ." English.

Admissions. — Mr. Gabriell Chamber, to a chamber late
Mr. Thomas Denton's, and Mr. John Mordaunte with him, if

he wish ; fine, only , because he left another chamber.

Alexander Scroggs, gentleman, at the special instance and
request of Lord Browne, Chief Justice of the Common Bench,
specially, to the Master's commons, and to a chamber late
belonging to Mr. Poley, with exemption from all offices and
vacations, except the office of Marshal; fine 3Z. (mortiius).
James, son and heir apparent of John Tripconey, of Kenegye,



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120 Middle Temple Records. [1558-9

Cornwall, gentleman, generally, at the instance of Mr. NicoUes,
Reader, of New Inn, to a lower chamber near the kitchen, with
Mr. Skynner ; fine 10s. Matthew, son and heir apparent of

Bucklonde, of London, at the instance of John Bucklond,

gentleman, of ** le Utter Barre." 28 Nov. Mr. Peryam to Mr.
Gabriel Chambers* chamber, with him, by the Masters of the
Bench ; John Mordamite having refused to be admitted with
Chambers into a chamber late Mr. Thomas Denton's, deceased ;
fine 20s., because he left another chamber. Mr. Nicolas Dylon,
senior, to a chamber late belonging to Messrs. Davy and
Anton; fine 26s. 8d, Mr. Archer to a chamber with Messrs.
Cabell, Hawle and Baldwyn, with their consent; no fine,
because he will build part of the said chajnber on a vacant
piece of ground. Mr. Slade to a chamber beneath that of
Mr. Crow . . . , late Mr. Cabbeirs, with Mr. Dyllon, junior;
fine only 13s. 4d., because he has no study. Mr. Curson,
junior, to a chamber with Mr. Crewkeme and Mr. Walter
Corbett, giving place to his ancients. 20 Dec. Thomas, son
and heir of John Atkyns, of Ashelhow. Gloucestershire,
gentleman, and Andrew Hemerford, of Eastcoker, Somerset,
gentleman, with the assent of the Masters of the Bench,
generally. 24 Jan. Henrj', son and heir of George Medley,
of Tyltey, Essex, esquire, by consent of the Masters of the
Bench, at the instance of Mr. Hadley, generally.



At a Parliament holden 9 Feb., 1 Eliz.

Mr. John Southcot, junior. Serjeant-at-law elect, was
appointed Reader for Lent next. Mr. John Welshe, the
other Serjeant-at-law elect, took upon himself to be Beader
the first week in Lent ; and Mr. Reginald Corbet, esquire,
the other Serjeant-at-law elect, offered to be assistant, gratis.

Fines for not occupying the office of Steward at Christmas :
Mr. Francis Saunders, 6/. 13s. 4d. Mr. Godfrey Swayne,

SL 68. tid. Mr. Smythe, 51. Mr. Ralf Adderley,

31. 6s. 8d. Mr. Wye, 31. 6s. 8d.

Admissions. — Mr. Frevell, Baron of the Exchequer, to a
chamber in place of Mr. Weston, Serjeant-at-law. Mr.
Fletewood, Mr. Bannester (20s.), Mr. Cams, junior (20s.),
to Mr. Frevyirs chamber in his place. Mr. Hone, Treasurer,
to the chamber of Mr. Southcote, senior. Serjeant-at-law



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1559] Minutes of Parliament. 121

elect, with Mr. Southcote, junior ; and Mr. Thomas Nicolles
into Mr. Hone's chamber. Mr. Ployden to a chamber in
place of Mr. Welshe, Serjeant-at-law elect, and Mr. Marten
into Mr. Ployden's chamber, and another with him at the
Treasurer's diswetion. Mr. Tytley, of " le Utter Barre,"
to the chamber of Mr. Corbet, Serjeant-at-law elect. Mr.
Ipsley and Mr. Farrington to the chamber of Mr. Thomas
Carus, Serjeant-at-law elect. 12 Feb. Mr. Mawdley to the

chamber of Baron Browne, deceased, and with him.

Mr. George Page, specially, at the instance of Mr. Bell, his
pledge ; fine, 40s. Henry Bowne, specially, by assent of the
Masters of the Bench ; fine 40s. 18 Feb. Eichard Watkys,
with assent of the Masters of the Bench, generally. Mr.
Wynnyngton to Mr. Thomas Nicolles' chamber, in his stead,
with Mr. Crompton ; fine only 20s. because he left bis own
chamber. Mr. Page to a chamber late Mr. Peryam's; fine
26s. 8d. Mr. John Caltroppe, junior, to a chamber with Mr.
Caltroppe, senior, in stead of Mr. Fletewood ; fine 20s., and
he will repair the chamber inside. Mr. Hill to Mr. Olyver's
chamber; fine 8s. now and 8s. before Easter. 23 April.
John Fitche of Yeldham, Essex, gentleman, generally, at the
instance of Mr. Gent, his pledge. (Marginal note : Mortuus.)
24 April. Thomas, son and heir of Thomas Caroo, late of
Stortford, Herts, dec, generally, at the instance of Mr. Henry
Archer, his pledge ; to a high chamber near the Church, with
Mr. Archer, Mr. Halle and others ; fine only 13s. 4tZ. because
he will build there.



At a Parliament holden 28 April, 1 Eliz.

Mr. George Nicolles was chosen Reader for Autumn, and

Mr. Edmund Ployden, his Assistant, and Mr. Wie shall

be Attendant in observing *' le Motes '* until he reads within
the Inn.

The following Orders shall be kept, as of old :

That ** le Chappell Motes ** shall be held thrice within the
Inn in each week when commons are held, unless a holiday
intervene or there be some other just impediment, on pain of
forfeiture, from each of the Utter Bar, 12d., and each Inner
Barrister, 6d. The Inner Bar are subject to the same penalty
in vacation and in term.



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That no one in the Inn, unless he be an Utter Barrister,
shall sit with the Utter Barristers at the table called " The
Utter Barresteres Borde," on pain of 6d., except at some feast
day or the Readers* feast. No Inner Barrister, except a chief
prothonotary,* shall eat with them in the Hall.

That no one of the Inn shall volmitarily be of comisel against
another of the Inn, unless in consequence of kinship or other
just cause.

That no one of the Inn shall implead any other of the same
Inn in any personal action without leave of the Masters of the
Bench.

That no one of the Fellowship, being attorney for
any complainant, shall enter or cause to be entered any
plea or cause of his client, ** infra aliquod alitid officiumf
quam qfficvum h/ujusmodi offidarii qui fuerit de Hospitio
predicto.*'

Admissions, — Mr. Shelden to Mr. Mawdeley's chamber,

with Mr. Smythe ; paying 4/. 8 May. Messrs. Broke and
Richard Watkys to Mr. Tyltey*s chamber; fine, 4Z. 13s. 4d.
Hector, son of John Wentworthe, of Elmesaill, Yorks, knight,
deceased, at the instance of Mr. Thomas Gargrave, knight,
generally. 10 May. Mr. Thomas Atkyns, to a chamber late
Mr. Wjmnyngton's ; no fine because he will repair it. Mr.
Thomas Gent, at the instance of Mr. Danyell, to his chambers ;
fine 26s. 8d. 28 May. Mr. Hannam to Mr. Alexander's
chamber, giving place to his ancients; fine 30s. Mr. Bourman
to an upper chamber, late Baron Browne's, with Mr. Mawdeley ;
fine only 13s. 44. because he left another chamber in the new
building. Mr. Edward, son of Robert Mordaunte, of Hemp-
sted, Essex, esquire, generally, at the instance of Mr. Antony
Browne, justice of the Common Bench, to a chamber late
belonging to his brother John Mordaunt, deceased; fine 30s.,
provided that he does not remove " le waynscott " in the
chamber ; he shall have a study when Mr. Bucklond removes.
Mr. Babthorp to the chamber in the new building late Mr.
Boureman's ; fine only 13s. 4d. because he has paid fines for
other chambers which he has not used. 2 June. Mr. Thomas
Bowyer to the chamber, late Mr. Bucklond's; fine 20s.
3 June. Mr. Cabell to the chamber late Mr. Marten's, with
Mr. Browne; fine 18s. 4 J.

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1559] Minutes of Parliament. 123

At a Parliament holden 6 June, 1 Eliz.

Mr. George Nicolles was appointed Header in the Autumn
and Mr. Edmund Ployden his Assistant.

The order of last Parliament concerning Attorneys is
cancelled.

Mr. Bates shall be Header in Lent, at his own petition.

Admissions. — 8 June. Mr. Morys to the chamber late Mr.
Tyboll's, with Mr. Crowe; fine 265. 8d. Mr. Haynes to a
chamber with Mr. Kede ; fine 20s. 12 June. Thomas, son of
William Hatton of Haldenbye, Northants, esquire, generally,
to Mr. Saunder's chamber ; fine 40s. 23 June. Mr. Tyffin,
to a chamber with Messrs. Inkepenne and Lewkenor, giving
place to his ancients, unless they forfeit their interest ; fine
20s. Mr. Whetely, to the office, late Mr. Poley*s, in the new
building ; fine only 265. Sd, because he leaves another chamber.
2 Aug. John, son and heir of John x^gmondesham of East
Horsley, Surrey, esquire, generally, to a chamber with Mr.
Bowier, late Mr. Buckl [onde's] . 13 Aug. Thomas Slade,
gentleman, to a lower chamber below Mr. Sparrey's chamber,
with Mr. Gamans, junior, in place of Master Flemjmge who
forfeited his interest, because he was not in commons according
to the order ; fine 305. 2 Nov. Mr. Perry to a chamber in
place of Mr. Chamber ; fine only 65. 8i. because he lately paid
2O5. for the chamber late Mr. Policy's office, and did not have
it. 18 Oct. Christopher Crowe, to a chamber in place of Mr.
Pege; fine only IO5. because he left another chamber at
Mr. Pege's door. 2 Nov. WilHam Barlee, late of Bamardes
Inne, gentleman, generally, to an upper chamber with Mr.
Inkepen ; fine 265. 8d, Eobert Burgoyne, at the instance of
Eobert Catlyn, knight. Chief Justice of the Queen's Bench, his
pledge ; generally. 3 Nov. Mr. Lewknor, with Mr. Sperry's
consent, to his chamber ; paying only 65. 8d. because he leaves
another chamber. Mr. AUington, at the instance of Mr. Gent,
to his chamber ; fine 4 marks. Mr. Henry Sotherton, gentle-
man, at the instance of Mr. Caltropp of " le Utter Barre," his
pledge, generally; to the chamber late Mr. Vaux*s; fine 205.
Mr. Smithes, to a lower chamber near the entrance to the
kitchen, in the court where Mr. Luke lies ; paying 135. 4rf.
John Buckley, Steward {senescalltcs) of the Inn, with Mr.
Eobert Brickett's assent, to the chamber of Mr. Bri[ckett],
near '* le Pastrie bowse " ; fine 135. 4d.



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124 Middle Temple Eecobds. [1559

3 Nov. Mr. John Halle, gentleman, asked that his admission
to the upper chamber near the Church, might be entered in
the Parliament book, it having been omitted by carelessness.
Nothing to pay because he will build.

At a Parliament holden 3 Noy., 1 Eliz.

Mr. Robert Bate was chosen Reader for Lent, for his first
reading, with the assent of Mr. Hone; and in his default,
Mr. Hone for his second turn.

Mr. Saunders, Mr. Swayne, Mr. Smythe and Mr. Adderley
are fined 101., SL 6s. 8d., 5Z. and 61. for not reading in Autumn
last. Mr. Wye is respited because he asked leave to read next
Autumn.

Mr. Alexander was chosen Steward for Christmas next, and
in default, Mr. Goringe, Mr. Browne, Mr. Farmer.

All other officers for Christmas shall exercise their offices as
appointed last Christmas.

Ordered by mandate of the justices that Masters of '*le
Utter Barre " practising or hereafter desiring to practise, shall
not plead at any bar before they are of 12 years* continuance,
without leave of the Masters of the Bench, on pain of expul-
sion. They may, however, for the whole of this term, advise
their clients and go to the bar for them for matters begun.

Ordered that ** le Chappell Mootes " be held in vacation,
according to order.

Admissions. — Mr. Lewis, son and heir of John Mordaunt,
knight, specially, being discharged from all offices but that of
Marshal ; and by consent of Mr. Sture, into Mr. Sture*s cham-
ber with Mr. George Mordaunt ; giving 61. ISs. 4d. He shall
give place to Mr. Sture when he comes. Mr. George Mordaimt
is his pledge. 15 Nov. Thomas, son and heir of Richard
Goldinge, of Henye, Essex, gentleman, generally. (Marginal
note: MortuiLS.) Mr. Robert Burgoyne, at the instance of
Robert Catlyn, knight. Chief Justice of the Queen's Bench,
by consent of Mr. Thomas NichoUes to his chamber; fine 20«.

At a Parliament holden 21 Noy., 2 Eliz.

Mr. Robert Bate was chosen Reader for Lent next, for his first
reading, with Mr. Hone's assent ; and in his default, Mr. Hone,
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Ordered that in time of vacation, no order be taken by the
Masters of ** le Utter Barre," except only by two or three of the
oldest then in commons. In their default, order shall be deferred
according to the discretion of the Masters of the Bench.

Ordered that any Master Ijring in his chajnber shall be fined
40s. for wearing a beard.

Mr. George NicoUes was chosen Treasurer.

Eeceived from Mr. George Mordent for his chamber, 40s.,
taxed in Mr. Hedley's treasurership. English.

Admissio7is, — 27 Nov., 2 Ehz. William, son and heir of
John Bayliflfe, of Castell Carye, Somerset, gentleman, generally,
to the lower chamber beneath Mr. Baron Luke, with Mr. Syden-
ham ; fine, 13s. 4d.. 19 Nov. Henry, son and heir apparent
of Edmond Mordaunt of the Middle Temple, gentleman,
generally.

At a Parliament holden 27 Noy., 2 Eliz.

Mr. Ployden and Mr. Ipesley shall be auditors of the account
of Mr. WiUiam Hone, late Treasurer.

Mr. Bisley* is readmitted, if he can obtain the goodwill of
the justices of the Common Bench.

Here begins the year of Mr. Nyoolles, Treasurer, and of
R. Smythes, Under-treasorer. 2 Eliz.

Mr. Swayne is discharged from his reading and from the
office of Steward, v^th assent of all the Masters of the Bench ;
fine 3Z. 6s. 8d, Mr. Adderley, the same ; fine 4Z.

Admissions, — 30 Nov. Edward, son •and heir of Edward
Wilson of Walkhorn, Herts, generally. Timothy, second son
of Richard Mockett, of Chalcocke, Kent, esquire, generally.
5 Jan. John, second son of William Radclyflfe of Ordesall, Lan-
cashire, knight, generally, at the instance of Mr. Vavisour, his
pledge. 8 Jan. Antony, son and heir of Thomas Spihnan
of Canterbury, esquire, generally. Wilham, son and heir of
John Hopton, of Rockhill, Shropshire, generally. William
Tyffine to Mr. Mawnsell's chamber ; he is respited over
Mr. Bendishe and pays nothing because he paid 20s. when
Hone was Treasurer. 26 Jan. John, second son of Robert
Kempe, of Gyssing, Norfolk, esquire, generally. 28 Jan.
Rol-ert, son and heir of James Tomson of Canterbury,
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126 Middle Temple Kecords. [1560

generally. John Boyse of Nunjmgton, younger son of William
Boyse, generally. 6 Feb. George, younger son of John Gkis-
coine of Lasingcrofte, Yorks, esquire, generally. Thomas, son
and heir of Thomas Cotton of Conyngton, Hunts, generally.
14 Feb. William, second son of Thomas Freman, of Block-
ley, Worcestershire, generally. John, son and heir of John
Lucas of Colchester, Essex, generally. 2 March. Kobert,
second son of Thomas Snegge of Lechworth, Herts, generally.
Robert, second son of Ambrose Jermyn, knight, generally.
Henry, son and heir of Edmund Mordaunte, generally.
Mr. Pyncyn, to the chamber called *' Maleperdo'* next to the
kitchen, by release of his old chamber. John Radcljrflf to
the chamber of Messrs. Wortley and Acton, in the absence of
the former. George Gascoigne to the chamber below that of
Mr. Tytle. Robert Jermyn, to the chamber late of Mr. Page
and Mr. Alexander. Robert Gyles, to Mr. Bell's chamber, for
another released. Henry Sotherton, to Mr. Crowe's chamber,
giving place to his ancients. Robert Smithes to Mr. Jener's
chamber, with Mr. Boyer, giving up another.

At a Parliament holden 7 Feb., 2 Eliz.

Ordered that gentlemen of this Inn shall not set up any lord
of Mysrule except at " a grand Cristmas," without the assent
of the Masters of the Bench.

Mr. Hone shall be Reader in Lent, and Mr. Nicolls his
Assistant.

Messrs. Alexander, Goringe, and Browne are fined 5Z. each,
and Mr. Farmer, 3Z. 6s. 8rf. for not exercising the office of
Steward at Christmas last.

Any fellow not paying debts when demanded by the Treasurer,
shall be out of commons and lose his chamber.

Admissions. — John Frohoke, specially, and gratis, because
he was Butler {mortuus). Henry Wasse, generally. Wil-
liam Habarre, generally. Edward, sixth son of William
Kenyon of Pylkington, Lancashire, gentleman, generally.
Ellizeus, third son of John Brame, of Stoke Asse, SuflFolk,
generally. (This entry is crossed out,) Jarvis, second son of
Hugh Cressey, of Letwell, Yorks, generally. John, third son
of William Thompson, of Egleston, Lancashire, generally.
John, son and heir of Thomas AlleyTie,'of Ipswich, gentleman,
generally. Antony, eighth son of Thomas Kyrle, of Walford,



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Herefordshire, gentleman, generally. Thomas, son and heir of
Edmmid Clarke, of Mycheldevour, Hants, generally. James,
son and heir of WilUam Cressey, generally. 19 May. Ninionus,
fourth son of Thomas Burbage of Waltham, Herts, esquire,
generally. John, son and heir of Humfrey Walrond, of Sey,
Somerset, specially. Bichard Ingpenne to a chamber below
Mr. Plowden's, with Mr. Hawswell, in the absence of ancients;
he leaves another chamber. Bobert Bradbury to a chamber
with Mr. Barley, over '*le Cloysture.'* John Lucas, to a
chamber under Mr. Baron Luke's, in reversion.* Bobert
Thomson to Mr. Bayliflf's chamber near the hall, respec-
tuanter.* William Freman to Mr. Vawse*s chamber, in the
absence of Mr. Sotherton. John AUeyne to Mr. Steward's
chamber, next the chamber near the Church. Antony Kyrle
to Mr. Beade's chamber, in absence of ancients. Henry
Wasse and William Habarre to Mr. Dyllon's chamber near
Mrs. Alyce's tenement at the last gate. William Toker to the
chamber of Mr. Mosely and Mr. Axidrewes. Fabian Phyllipps
to Mr. Snodnam's chamber, in absence of ancients. John
Frohoke to Mr. Moseleye's chamber. Andrew Hemerford to
the chamber of Messrs. Morryson and Page, late Mr. Bains'.
John Barton and James Cressey to the chamber late Mr Dyllon's
under Mr. Vyners, now Mr. Malthouse's.

At a Parliament holden 24 Hay, 2 Eliz.

Mr. Wye was appointed Beader for Autumn, and Mr. Hone
his Assistant.

Mr. Saunders was discharged from his Beadership and the
oflBce of Steward for a fine of lOZ.

Ordered that no fellow sit at the table of the ** utter
barresters " in or out of term, on pain of paying for a repast;
** et omnes pemdtteres ejtcsdem'^ shall pay likewise; not to be
enforced in case of a man invited to argue a case after dinner
or supper in default of any barrister.

Admissions, — Mr. Bell to Mr. Frogmerton's chamber, with
the assent of the Masters of the Bench. John, third son of
Thomas Boberts of Wilsden, Middlesex, deceased, generally.
Fabian, second son of Bobert Phillipps of Lempster, Hereford-
shire, generally. John, son and heir of Gregory Nicholas
of London, mercer, generally. Beginald, seobnd son of

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128 Middle Temple Ebcords. [1560

Reginald Braie of Barrington, Gloucestershire, generally.
James, son and heir of William Jeflferys of Southampton,
generally. Henry Fooke is admitted one of the Butlers.
9 Oct. 2 Eliz. Henry, second son of Robert Bradbury, late
of Litelbury, generally. Thomas Elnjrvett, generally. Richard
Rowland, generally. Gteorge Hord, generally. Thomas For-
tescue, late of Clifford's Inne, second son of Adrian Fortescue,
generally. Thomas, second son, and Charles, third son of Lord
Pagett of Draiton, the former specially, the latter generally.
Richard, son and heir of Richard Hopkins, generally. Richard,
second son of Edmund Leucknour, generally. Andrew, son
and heir of Thomas Windesour, generally. John, son and heir
of Thomas Harrydane of Walden, Essex, yeoman, specially, to
the chamber of George NycoUes, Treasurer, being his sister's
son. Signed : Per me, G. Nycolls, Thez. M. T. (Marginal
note : Morttms,) Robert Brycott to Henry Lawrence's chamber,
in expectancy or in absence of his ancients; fine 13s. 4d. John
Clyfton into Mr. Sandes' chambers in **le nov[elle] buildinges,"
in Mr. Osborne's absence ; fine 20s. Jervaise Cresseye into
Mr. Giirs chamber, next the street in the comer next the
kitchen; fine 10s. George Page into Mr. Smith's chamber,
late belonging to Thomas Page his brother, in **les novelf
buildinges " ; no fine, because his brother has spent money on
them, **et iste considerabit leigne . . . Mr. Sheldon."
Reginald Braye to Mr. Mordaunte's chamber in ** le novell
byldinges," under Mr. Chamber's chamber ; fine 13s. 4d.
John Walrond to Mr. Sande's chamber, with Mr. Clyfton;
fine 20s. Richard Leucknour to the chamber next Mr. Joyner's
chamber, in expectancy of his brother ; fine 10s.

At a Parliament holden 8 Nov., 2 Eliz.

Mr. Wye was fined 100 marks for failing to act as Reader,
which ofl&ce he assumed in August last.

Mr. Plowden was chosen Reader for Lent next.

Mr. Meade was chosen Steward for Christmas next. {Struck
out.)

Ordered that no one shall be admitted into the chamber of
George and Lewis Mordaunt without the former's assent, as
they have paid a fine with that intention, as appears in the
time of Treasurers Hadley and Hone.

Admissions. — John Fooke, generally. Thomas, son and heir
of John Tressam, deceased, specially. George, son and heir of



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Thomas Moreton of Mylborn St. Andrewes, Dorset, generally.
John, son and heir of John Vyneard of Albarrowe, Norfolk,
generally. Edward, second son of Thomas Giflford of Chyl-
lington, Northants, generally. William, son and heir of
Thomas Fraunceham, generally. (Marginal note: Mortuus.)
Thomas Mannox, generally. John, son and heir of Thomas
Bussey of Kneyton, Yorks., generally. John, son and heir of
John Talbott, knight, late of Grafton, Worcestershire, specially.
Antony, son and heir of John Borne, knight, specially. John,
son and heir of John Porter of Clains, Worcestershire, gener-
ally. Alexander, son of Peter Wood of , Shropshire,

generally. Eichard, heir of Thomas Trece of Gumycestre,
Hunts., specially. Laurence Cheshull, generally. John Bathe
of Demycadhath, in Ireland, son and heir of James Bathe,
Chief Baron in Ireland, specially. John, third son of Thomas
Ashbumeham, generally. John Talbott to the chamber of
Mr. Gente. John Busseye to the last chamber under
Mr. Chidleye. Kichard Treece to the chamber of Mr. Slade
and Mr. Gamans, under Mr. Leucknour's chamber. Mr.
Crossewell to Mr. Swayne's chamber as expectant, because
he left another chamber by the kitchen. Edward Wilson to
Mr. Mawdleye's chamber, because he left another chamber.
William Fraunceham to Mr. Slade*s chamber. Matthew Dale
to Mr. Boyer's chamber, in the absence of ancients. Antony
Borne to Mr. Clyf ton's chamber, waiting his departure. Henry
Mordaunt to the chamber under Baron Luke's, in expectancy
of ancients. Thomas Pagett to Mr. George Mordaunte's



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